The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% 6.69% 7.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 52.94% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 24
Average salary £78,000 £70,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 34 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.57% 12.64% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 65
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £77,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ERwin
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) WS-I
1 1 (25.00%) XBRL
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Talend